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Moon phase on 12 October 2034 Thursday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Libra.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1788" and ∠1923".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2034 after 15 days on 27 October 2034 at 12:42.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 07:33 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 430 of Meeus index or 1383 from Brown series.
29 days, 17 hours and 44 minutes is the length of new lunation 430. It is 1 hour and 14 minutes shorter than next lunation 431 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 3 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠141.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠168.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
12 days after point of perigee on 30 September 2034 at 04:10 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 October 2034 at 00:06 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 400 918 km (249 119 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 022 km (252 290 mi).
2 days after its ascending node on 10 October 2034 at 06:34 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 24 October 2034 at 18:23 in ♓ Pisces.
2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 4 October 2034 at 01:15 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.200°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.265° in the next southern standstill on 18 October 2034 at 10:02 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.